freightliner

[ freyt-lahy-ner ]
/ ˈfreɪtˌlaɪ nər /

noun Chiefly British.

a train for transporting containerized freight.

Nearby words

  1. freight ton,
  2. freight train,
  3. freightage,
  4. freighter,
  5. freighthopping,
  6. frejka pillow splint,
  7. freleng,
  8. frelinghuysen,
  9. frelinghuysen, frederick theodore,
  10. fremantle

Origin of freightliner

First recorded in 1960–65; freight + liner1

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British Dictionary definitions for freightliner

Freightliner

/ (ˈfreɪtˌlaɪnə) /

noun trademark

a goods train carrying containers that can be transferred onto lorries or ships
(in Britain) a containerized transportation service involving both rail and road
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